"What Keith the Hunter Said About the Deer in the Hills" will be published in Arts & Letters, spring, 2002.

"The Christ of the White Shag Carpet" was pubished in American Voice.

"Of Money and Class, and the Plight of the Working Man" and "The Power of Love" appeared in The Chattahoochee Review.

"Intimate Terrorists" was published in Kalliope.

"The Murderous Sky" was published in Poets, Artists & Madmen.

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Rosemary Daniell


Rosemary Daniell is the author of two collections of poetry, A Sexual Tour of the Deep South and Fort Bragg and Other Points South. Her recently completed collection is The Murderous Sky, after a painting by Rene Magritte.

Her memoir, Fatal Flowers: On Sin, Sex and Suicide in the Deep South, won the 1999 Palimpsest Prize for a most-requested out-of-print book. Along with her second memoir, Sleeping with Soldiers, it was a forerunner of the current memoir trend. Her recent collection of essays is Confessions of a (Female) Chauvinist. Her other books are a novel,The Hurricane Season, and The Woman Who Spilled Words All Over Herself: Writing and Living the Zona Rosa Way. Among her awards are two NEA grants in poetry and in fiction.

In addition, Rosemary is known as one of the best writing coaches in the country. She is the originator and leader of the Zona Rosa, a series of creative writing workshops in Savannah and Atlanta, and cities throughout the world, as profiled in People and Southern Living magazine. For more information, see her web page at

Her features and reviews have appeared in Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle, New York Woman, Mother Jones, Travel & Leisure, The New York Times Book Review, and other publications.


14 poems from

What Keith the Rancher Said About Castrating the Bulls

Keith the Rancher Tells How the Calves Become Steers

What Keith the Hunter Says about the Deer in the Hills

The Power of Love

Values, or the Christ of the White Shag Carpet

Intimate Terrorists


Isn't It Ironic

How Dumb Can You Be?

Of Money and Class, and the Plight of the Working Man

Daytona Raceway

The Murderous Sky

Beautiful Things